When an event is on a schedule or timetable
(for example, the take-off time for a plane), we
often use the present simple to express the
We usually also use a future word (expressed or
tomorrow, at 6.30pm,
Only a few verbs are used in this way, for example:
be, open, close, begin, start, end, finish,
arrive, come, leave, return
Look at these sentences:
The train leaves Detroit at 9pm tonight.
John starts work next week.
Tomorrow is Thursday.
Order the words to form sentences.
3. the/bank/in/./closes/an hour/half
4. until/the/./9 o’clock/doesn´t/show/start/next
The train arrives tonight at 7.30.
The train arrives at 7.30 tonight.
Tonight the train arrives at 7.30.
Is next Monday a holiday?
The bank closes in half an hour.
In half an hour the bank closes.
The next show doesn't start until 9 o'clock.
What time does our bus leave tomorrow
What time tomorrow morning does our bus
Look at the following timetableAt what time does the flight to Washington depart?It departs at 12:55 in the afternoon
Look at the following timetable1. At what time does the flight to Atlanta depart?
Look at the following timetable2. At what time does the first flight to New York
Look at the following timetable3. At what time does the flight to Boston depart?
Look at the following timetable4. At what time does the flight to Las Vegas depart?
Look at the following timetable5. At what time does the flight to Miami depart?
1. It departs at 2:30 in the afternoon.
2. It departs at 12:00.
3. It departs at 1:50 in the afternoon.
4. It departs at 12:20 in the afternoon.
5. It departs at 1:45 in the afternoon.